Feasible Pharmacare in the Federation: A Proposal to Break the Gridlock
14 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2015
Date Written: October 21, 2015
An expanded federal role in financing pharmacare would set the stage for wider coverage and greater cooperation in drug pricing, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Feasible Pharmacare in the Federation: A Proposal to Break the Gridlock,” authors Åke Blomqvist and Colin Busby propose a politically affordable way forward to start addressing the runaway drug prices paid by Canadians.
Keywords: Health Policy, Social Policy, Pharmacare
JEL Classification: I13; I18
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation